Quotes by emancipation
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton
American suffragist, abolitionist and women's rights activist 1815-1902
The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women's emancipation.
John Maynard Keynes
British economist 1883-1946
A study of the history of opinion is a necessary preliminary to the emancipation of the mind.
Indian mystic and poet 1861-1941
Emancipation from the bondage of the soil is no freedom for the tree.
I. F. Stone
American journalist and writer 1907-1989
Every emancipation has in it the seeds of a new slavery, and every truth easily becomes a lie.
Mortimer J. Adler
American philosopher, educator, and popular 1902-2001
Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men.
President of the USA (2nd) 1735-1826
I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.
American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author 1944-
In a sense the quest for the emancipation of black people in the U.S. has always been a quest for economic liberation which means to a certain extent that the rise of black middle class would be inevitable.
American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host 1954-
It is true that Mr. Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, after which there was a commitment to give 40 acres and a mule. That's where the argument, to this day, of reparations starts. We never got the 40 acres. We went all the way to Herbert Hoover, and we never got the 40 acres. We didn't get the mule. So we decided we'd ride this donkey as far as it would take us.
Hubert H. Humphrey
American politician 1911-1978
Liberalism, above all, means emancipation - emancipation from one's fears, his inadequacies, from prejudice, from discrimination... from poverty.
American anarchist 1869-1940
Merely external emancipation has made of the modern woman an artificial being. Now, woman is confronted with the necessity of emancipating herself from emancipation, if she really desires to be free.
Carter G. Woodson
American historian, author and journalist 1875-1950
One can cite cases of Negroes who opposed emancipation and denounced the abolitionists.
George F. Will
American columnist 1941-
Politics should share one purpose with religion: the steady emancipation of the individual through the education of his passions.
Angela Y. Davis
American political activist, academic, and author 1944-
Progressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensely social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation.
Zweeds writer 1849-1926
The emancipation of women is practically the greatest egoistic movement of the nineteenth century, and the most intense affirmation of the right of the self that history has yet seen.
American lawyer and jurist 1910-1982
The story of man is the history, first, of the acceptance and imposition of restraints necessary to permit communal life; and second, of the emancipation of the individual within that system of necessary restraints.
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